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by davesax1
Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Your Playground Sessions Set Up
Topic: Yamaha iPad PGS issue
Replies: 2
Views: 656

Yamaha iPad PGS issue

New Yamaha P515. Looks & sounds great. I connect to my iPad using the Apple camera connector. All was fine until the other day. When using Playground Sessions with the software running, when I hit certain note combinations (say CEG chord) I get a brief (momentary) electrical buzz. Buzz does not occu...
by davesax1
Thu Apr 25, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: Jazz Song Requests
Topic: Jazz improv solos
Replies: 2
Views: 305

Re: Jazz improv solos

starting off Lalo Schiffrin - No more Blues (Chega de Saudade) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AdsKNqeJ3eQ PS - The board shows views - which is an indicator of interest. Moderators also recco that requests use the submission form. The submission form needs additional fields: links/files, comments &...
by davesax1
Thu Apr 25, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: Jazz Song Requests
Topic: Jazz improv solos
Replies: 2
Views: 305

Jazz improv solos

On some pieces the solo itself is timeless and worth study. Lets start listing these. The focus would be the solo, with the melody there as framework.
by davesax1
Thu Apr 25, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: Classical Song Requests
Topic: Classical piano concertos -Grieg, Mozart.....
Replies: 1
Views: 277

Classical piano concertos -Grieg, Mozart.....

Please systematically add the great works -

Grieg Piano concerto in A
Geshwin Concerto in F
Mozart
Beethoven
and so on....
by davesax1
Sun Apr 21, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Sheet Music
Topic: Only 13 jazz songs
Replies: 2
Views: 460

Re: Only 13 jazz songs

Yes, more jazz & classical content. Sometimes just the thematic solo and main improv....
eg i'm thinking Lalo Schiffrin's solo on No More blues
by davesax1
Sun Apr 21, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Jazz Song Requests
Topic: Manteca!
Replies: 1
Views: 543

Re: Manteca!

Yes!! Dizzy's Manteca was the first jazz song I heard when I tuned the dial to WADO in the New York area when Symphony Sid was on air. Def add it!!
by davesax1
Sun Apr 21, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Classical Song Requests
Topic: Satie - Gnossienne No. 1
Replies: 4
Views: 2584

Re: Satie - Gnossienne No. 1

Beautiful piece. Please add!!
by davesax1
Sun Apr 21, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Classical Song Requests
Topic: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Replies: 1
Views: 954

Re: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini

Its the song from "Groundhog Day!!" Yes, add it to the list - especially the 18th? variation if i remember correctly
by davesax1
Sun Apr 21, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: Classical Song Requests
Topic: Rhapsody in Blue - George Gershwin
Replies: 1
Views: 892

Re: Rhapsody in Blue - George Gershwin

Yes!! I heard the Rhapsody @ 13 & swore off rock & roll. My son played it at 13. maybe I'll get to it in simplified form....
by davesax1
Sun Apr 21, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Song Lesson structure
Replies: 2
Views: 880

Song Lesson structure

Still a newbie I like the way the songs are presented in stages, so you phase into the song easily for timing and feel, and gradually add elements. Better for getting up to speed than starting slow and struggling bar by bar. Would like to see a placemark or list og partial songs. Also, if you comple...